Holy Land 1883 cover with 10s from General Gordon in Jaffa to Clachan, Argyllshire.

Holy Land 1883 cover with 10s from General Gordon in Jaffa  to Clachan, Argyllshire.
Holy Land 1883 cover with 10s from General Gordon in Jaffa  to Clachan, Argyllshire. Holy Land 1883 cover with 10s from General Gordon in Jaffa  to Clachan, Argyllshire.
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1883 an envelope written by General Gordon from Jaffa towards the end of his year in the Holy Land, bearing an Austrian Levant 10 soldi issue tied by the "Jaffa" c.d.s. and addressed to Sir William MacKinnon of Balnakil, Clachan, Argyllshire. The cover was carried on the Austrian Lloyd slow line via Beirut to Smyrna, trans-shipped to the express line bearing a 28th NOV datestamp on reverse reaching Constantinople on 1st December with a Clachan arrival for 6th December. A rare and most unusual cover. Bov#353

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